An Encounter with Four Rabbis-to-be

By Joy Levitt, Chana Forse, Bob Levine, Stanley Spracker, Chaim Casper

Eugene Borowitz, March 3, 1978

This document presents transcribed selections from a conversation between four rabbinical students, one each from Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (RRC), Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR), the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) and Yeshiva University's Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS). The students discuss their reasons for choosing the rabbinical schools which they chose; the quality and focus of education they are receiving; ways in which their respective denominations are changing; and the current state and trends of relationships between the denominations.

Topic: Halakha, Jewish Law, Masorti Judaism, Rabbinate, Orthodox Judaism, Conservative Judaism, Change, Liberal Judaism, Jewish Text, Religious Denominations, Clergy, Discourse and Dialogue, Reform Judaism, Tradition, Reconstructionist Judaism, Education, Unity, Higher Education, Synagogues and Congregations, Jewish Literacy

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.8/no.149

Page Number(s): 73-77

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Levitt, Joy. Forse, Chana. Levine, Bob. Spracker, Stanley. Casper, Chaim. An Encounter with Four Rabbis-to-be. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 3 March 1978: 73-77. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8978


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